Sunday, May 19

Student Pokemon trainers can find a myriad of Pokemon, gyms and Pokestops across UCLA and Westwood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

UCLA ‘Pokemon Go’ players try to catch ‘em all

UCLA students have transformed from pupils to Pokemon trainers while searching for Pikachus and Charizards around UCLA’s new virtual Pokestops. Released July 6, the “Pokemon Go” app by Nintendo and Niantic has gained millions of players, earning them over $1 million per day just on iOS. Read more...

Photo: Student Pokemon trainers can find a myriad of Pokemon, gyms and Pokestops across UCLA and Westwood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Student Pokemon trainers can find a myriad of Pokemon, gyms and Pokestops across UCLA and Westwood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Riri Williams, a black woman, will replace Tony Stark as the new civilian behind the Iron Man suit in the Iron Man series. (Courtesy of Marvel)

Marvel’s black, female Iron Man should only be first step to greater diversity

Marvel Comics has created thousands of leotard-clad heroes, but most fans probably can’t name five superheroes of color in Marvel’s vast cast of characters. On Wednesday, Marvel announced that the Iron Man characterwill be taken over by a new character, Riri Williams. Read more...

Photo: Riri Williams, a black woman, will replace Tony Stark as the new civilian behind the Iron Man suit in the Iron Man series. (Courtesy of Marvel)

Riri Williams, a black woman, will replace Tony Stark as the new civilian behind the Iron Man suit in the Iron Man series. (Courtesy of Marvel)

Alumni Sonny Bui and Thuyet Nguyen created Fotohearts in May. They offer free graduation photo shoots in exchange for optional donations toward students in Vietnam. (Courtesy of Thuyet Nguyen and Sonny Bui)

UCLA student group combines photography with philanthropy

Thuyet Nguyen knelt down in front of Royce Hall and snapped a photo of a graduating senior. The shutter of the camera clicked just as it had in Vietnam when he photographed students playing soccer at the local temple of his hometown. Read more...

Photo: Alumni Sonny Bui and Thuyet Nguyen created Fotohearts in May. They offer free graduation photo shoots in exchange for optional donations toward students in Vietnam. (Courtesy of Thuyet Nguyen and Sonny Bui)

Alumni Sonny Bui and Thuyet Nguyen created Fotohearts in May. They offer free graduation photo shoots in exchange for optional donations toward students in Vietnam. (Courtesy of Thuyet Nguyen and Sonny Bui)

During the 2015-2016 school year, fourth-year communication studies student Iris Goldsztajn started UCLA's chapter of the national magazine club Ed2010. Goldstazjn began writing for magazine publications her second year and has written hundreds of articles on subjects ranging from student fundraising to asexuality. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Founder of UCLA’s Ed2010 graduates with passion for magazine writing

This post was updated on June 20 at 1:35 p.m. Iris Goldsztajn opened the Google Docs app on her phone and began writing a new magazine article while simultaneously beginning her workout on an elliptical. Read more...

Photo: During the 2015-2016 school year, fourth-year communication studies student Iris Goldsztajn started UCLA's chapter of the national magazine club Ed2010. Goldstazjn began writing for magazine publications her second year and has written hundreds of articles on subjects ranging from student fundraising to asexuality. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

During the 2015-2016 school year, fourth-year communication studies student Iris Goldsztajn started UCLA's chapter of the national magazine club Ed2010. Goldstazjn began writing for magazine publications her second year and has written hundreds of articles on subjects ranging from student fundraising to asexuality. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Second-year English student Dylan Karlsson and his brother alumnus Stefan Karlsson will show their poetry at the Hammer Museum. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA student wins poetry award, reflects on brother’s influence

Dylan Karlsson creates poetry with his laptop’s keyboard, transforming individual words into an intricate story with references that reach into the depths of history, politics and literature. Read more...

Photo: Second-year English student Dylan Karlsson and his brother alumnus Stefan Karlsson will show their poetry at the Hammer Museum. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Second-year English student Dylan Karlsson and his brother alumnus Stefan Karlsson will show their poetry at the Hammer Museum. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Third-year sociology student Natalie Kirsten made a skirt from recycled placemats, covered with found photos she bought from a flea market. The accompanying bustier was  fashioned from a shower curtain and magazine clippings. (Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

Feminist fashion collection finds alternate meanings in everyday objects

Natalie Kirsten walked across campus carrying a broken white lamp cover she had stolen from one of UCLA’s numerous streetlights. Kirsten, a third-year sociology student, has been collecting random objects since December to include in her dress collection called “The Procession of Simulacra” for the Fashion and Student Trends fashion show Friday. Read more...

Photo: Third-year sociology student Natalie Kirsten made a skirt from recycled placemats, covered with found photos she bought from a flea market. The accompanying bustier was fashioned from a shower curtain and magazine clippings. (Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

Third-year sociology student Natalie Kirsten made a skirt from recycled placemats, covered with found photos she bought from a flea market. The accompanying bustier was  fashioned from a shower curtain and magazine clippings. (Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

"Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams (center) made a surprise appearance at a "Game of Thrones" sixth season premiere viewing party Sunday night. Williams brought popcorn, chips, brownie bites and a bottle of prosecco with her to share with the students. (Courtesy of Maisie Williams via Instagram)

Actress Maisie Williams crashes ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party

Graduate student Marc Patterson and his wife Katelyn Patterson busily prepared for the sixth season premiere of “Game of Thrones.” In their Westwood apartment, they baked dragon egg cookies, cut out house banners and tuned into HBO. Read more...

Photo: "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams (center) made a surprise appearance at a "Game of Thrones" sixth season premiere viewing party Sunday night. Williams brought popcorn, chips, brownie bites and a bottle of prosecco with her to share with the students. (Courtesy of Maisie Williams via Instagram)

"Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams (center) made a surprise appearance at a "Game of Thrones" sixth season premiere viewing party Sunday night. Williams brought popcorn, chips, brownie bites and a bottle of prosecco with her to share with the students. (Courtesy of Maisie Williams via Instagram)


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